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Photo by Robert K. Yosay | published: August 22, 2011

Julie Hazy, a reading specialist at East High School, applies for social services during a Community Action Poverty Simulation Monday at the school. Participants were assigned roles of low-income people such as an elderly person on a fixed income or a single mother supporting two children with a minumum-wage job. They interacted with human service agencies, prospective employers, pawn brokers, utility companies and others, simulating what low-income individuals and families go through.



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